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homemade pimento cheese recipe

Pimento Cheese

  • Author: Sweetpea
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: appetizer
  • Method: no-cook
  • Cuisine: southern


  • 12 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, hand grated
  • 1/2 cup diced roasted red peppers
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/2 cup Duke’s Mayo
  • 2 tablespoons Red pepper brine
  • 4 ounces room temperature cream cheese
  • 3 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
  • salt & black pepper to taste


  1. Grate cheddar and dump into a big mixing bowl
  2. Add diced peppers and sliced onions
  3. Throw in the rest of the ingredients, except the salt & pepper, and mix well. (Don’t use a stand mixer or food processor for this! You want everything to stay “as is.”)
  4. Taste to see if salt & pepper are needed.
  5. Chill for a few hours before serving.
  6. Keeps for a week in the fridge, in a closed container

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